COLORADO SPRINGS, CO -- The man who police say randomly shot and killed three people near downtown Colorado Springs over the weekend grew up in Central Oregon. Investigators say 33-year-old Noah Harpham was killed in a shootout with police, Saturday morning. Harpham graduated from Sisters High School in 2000.
The motive for the shootings remains unknown. Police say he walked out of his home and shot and killed a nearby bicyclist and two women sitting on a nearby porch. Harpham's mother, Heather Kopp is an author and wrote about her son's alcoholism as well as her own.